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Forced remittance bill smacks of Marcosian law – Migrante

OFW Family Club party-list Rep. Roy Señeres. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A bill filed in the House of Representatives requiring overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to send money back to their family or dependents in the Philippines or else their passport will not be renewed has been described as a resurrected Marcos law by an international migrant workers group.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

Resolving conjugal money issues


Why do we need to account for our spouse’s remittances? First of all, money issues are the leading cause of marital conflicts—particularly among overseas workers.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »

More OFW groups vow to join ‘Zero Remittance Day’ protest


More organizations composed of overseas Filipinos have committed to participate in the Sept. 19 “Zero Remittance Day” to protest of the alleged misuse of pork barrel funds by several lawmakers.

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

MoneyGram renews Robin Padilla as brand ambassador

robin padilla

A leading global money transfer company renewed its exclusive agreement with Philippine actor Robin Padilla as its brand ambassador.

Posted: July 26th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Remit $100 to PH, get free immigration law advice

Pia Guter, Director of Xoom Marketing, Philippines, and Lourdes Tancinco, the principal at Tancinco Law Offices, APC.

First-time customers who send money to the Philippines from now until August 15 through Xoom, a leading digital money transfer provider, can schedule a free US immigration law consultation with Tancinco Law Offices, a professional law corporation based here.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Remittance firm promotes wise money management

RIINGEN says many OFWs and their families do not save for the future.

Although remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) continue to rise, with a whopping $21.4 million (about P877.4 million) sent to the country last year, all that money does not necessarily translate to a financially secure future for the Philippines’ “new heroes.”

Posted: March 10th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bantay OCW (Ang Boses ng OFW)

New Year resolutions


After the holidays, many of our kababayan express regret over spending too much. According to Bantay OCW financial counselor Joyce “Josa” Delovieres, overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) consume a large part of their earnings on luxuries and modern gadgets.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »

Send money to Philippines with Western Union ‘No Transfer Fee’ promotion


In today’s economy, every dollar counts and convenience is critical as peoples’ lives get busier. To help address both, Western Union is now offering a “No Transfer Fee” promotion on qualifying transfers and other promotions for U.S. customers sending money online to the Philippines.

Posted: June 13th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFWs need financial literacy, says remittance firm


UK-based remittance company Xpress Money has stressed the need for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to be educated on investing their savings.

Posted: June 8th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Xoom, PAL announces special offer for Filipino remitters

Premier online money transfer company Xoom.com has announced its partnership with the national carrier, Philippine Airlines. First-time Xoom customers who send money to the Philippines between April 10, 2012-December 31, 2012 are entitled to 2,500 bonus Mabuhay Miles.

Posted: April 14th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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